srock

srock

Lives in United States Boston, United States
Joined on Sep 12, 2005
About me:

Pentax K3
Panasonic FZ200
Sanyo XacTi

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  • http://gizmodo.com/watch-6-hours-of-pro-photoshop-retouching-in-90-seconds-1701455426 The last digit fell off the URL when I copied it- Try this Steve
  • Created discussions Well worth a look
    http://gizmodo.com/watch-6-hours-of-pro-photoshop-retouching-in-90-seconds-170145542 Pretty amazing for those who haven't seen a pro reorder the universe Steve
  • Is enabling Graphics acceleration always desirable??- I have an older quad core processor (q9300) and an older Graphics card radeon 6800 HD - The system was very fast in 2012, but now is middle of ...
  • Created discussions LR 6 and AMD card
    Installed LR6 without difficulty - went to the performance tab and GPU box is unchecked and there is an error message - went to the details and it fails open GL Went to my driver and open GL is ...
  • I Missed the "I own" box - and the $79.00 price does indeed come up Whew! :-)- Ordered Many thanks Steve
  • Created discussions Lightroom 6 Upgrade
    Lightroom 6 available today as stand alone for $149 - Went to the adobe site and indeed it is available for 149 (Full)-  The upgrade option is greyed out. I wonder if that is now the gotcha- You ...
  • Created discussions Happy Camper with new/old TC
    Dont use a TC much and have 3 or 4 2x TCs which haven't been much use to me because of the 2 stop penalty. Just purchased a Tamron-F 1.4x AF Teleconverter Pz-AF MC4 on EBay for a good price and ...
  • I would vote for the FA 100 2.8 macro- Widely thought to be one of the sharpest pentax macros ever produced (some think one of the sharpest lenses pentax ever produced). Available on KEH and ebay Steve
  • Thanks Steve
  • Fascinating - went to Pentax usa and then support then downloads and navigated to K-3 http://www.us.ricoh-imaging.com/support/download-details/1019 the latest download is listed as 1.03 US site and ...
  • Created discussions K-3 further development
    With all the news of the FF "K-1", I began to wonder about my K-3.  Its been a while since firmware 1.03 was issued- Is that it? It still sits at the top of the APSC heap- I havent heard that its ...
  • There is little more that Ricoh could do to finally silence the naysayers and demonstrate their commitment to the Pentax line than the introduction of a FF line.. A major commitment of corporate ...
  • Good to know- will check with my tour operator Thanks Steve
  • Don't travel much do you. Its amazingly hard when you have a tour to drop out and go shopping especially if you are not near a local 7-11 in the Serengetti :-) Steve
  • Thanks for the reassurring words! I think I will fill mine there Steve
  • Created discussions beanbag on safari?
    Going on safari this Fall Weight is over and over a major problem (15KG - really..???). I have been told a tripod or monopod is much less useful than a good beanbag -The beanbag needs to be emptied ...
  • The buy one get 4 free promotion is over. I hope Canon repeats this next year (This is the secopnd year for this). I was able to purchase a phenomenal amount of my favorite papers (over $1100 ...
  • I am taking your advise already- We are going on a private tour- Just 2 of us in the Rover The advice is very good Am taking my K-3 with my Sigma 150-500 My 50mm 1.8 Either my Pentax 18-135 WR or O ...
  • The 18-135 is a WR lens which will help in keeping dust out I would certainly try to avoid lens changes , but did anyone bring any dust removal aids other than a blower?? Steve
  • Going to Tangire, Serengetti and the crater- The K-3 is crop frame so the focal length of the Sigma is equivalent to 225-750mm on full frame Thinking about bringing a 50mm 1.8 and something like ...
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